undecanoic acid

noun un·dec·a·no·ic acid \¦ən¦dekə¦nōik-\

Definition of undecanoic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid CH3(CH2)9COOH usually made by hydrogenation of undecylenic acid —called also undecylic acid

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Origin and Etymology of undecanoic acid

undecane + -oic

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